Show #7963 - Wednesday, April 3, 2019

Steven Grade game 6.


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Alex Koral, a regulatory research counsel from Boulder, Colorado

Rose Curtin, an editor and yarn shop clerk from Newport, Kentucky

Steven Grade, a sports industry consultant from Atlanta, Georgia (whose 5-day cash winnings total $115,501)

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Jeopardy! Round

____ OF ____
    $200 1
He won the 1975 "Thrilla in Manila" over Joe Frazier
    $200 2
Because they hunt & feed on other animals, hawks & eagles are classified as these
    $200 26
Proverbially, you get it if you're fired; then you have one to grind!
    $200 9
These Chinese dumplings are typically served fried as an appetizer or boiled & served in a soup of the same name
    $200 13
This, the world's largest rainforest, is home to several million species, including the jaguar & the capybara
    $200 14
Beginning in 1901 5 of these were given to those who "have conferred the greatest benefit on mankind"
    $400 6
It pairs with "weaving" to describe a boxer's evasive head movements
    $400 3
Before Jesus was crucified, he was made to wear this on his head
    $400 27
When you're honest & sincere, you're "on the" this
    $400 5
Chef Boyardee's mini micro beef ones of these cases of pasta are a kid favorite
    $400 15
These slow movers, like the 2-toed type, live up in the forest canopy; they do come down about once every 6 days
    $400 19
This Scot believed a "man who dies rich dies disgraced" & devoted himself to philanthropy after selling his steel company
    $600 23
In Olympic boxing, the maximum weight for the "cocky" little fighters in this division is 123 pounds
    DD: $1,000 4
For the last 900 years, British coronations have taken place at Westminster Abbey, conducted by this person
    $600 28
This drink with but 2 ingredients goes into a highball glass almost filled with ice cubes
    $600 10
The "talk" of Tibet are momos, dumplings filled with the meat of this wild Asian ox
    $600 16
The state animal of Kansas is the American type of this that roamed the Great Plains
    $600 20
"Sierra Sam" was among the first of these mannequins used by engineers in 1949 to help improve car safety
    $800 24
Major boxing organizations include the World Boxing Assn., the World Boxing Council & the IBF, this
    $800 7
Used as an antacid or laxative, Mg(OH)2 is better known as this
    $800 29
A fast swimmer can do this "sharply" through the water
    $800 11
Knaidlach are matzo balls & these similarly named items are Jewish noodle dumplings
    $800 17
The white winter coat of the Arctic fox lets it sneak up on prey in its natural habitat, these treeless plains of the Arctic
    $800 21
In 1909 the wireless wonder invented by this Italian saved 1,500 lives as a ship rammed off Nantucket made a distress call
    $1000 25
Published since 1922, this authoritative boxing magazine is called "the Bible of boxing"
    $1000 8
More than half the world's active volcanoes above sea level are located in this belt along the Pacific
    $1000 30
6-letter verb meaning to cheat or swindle someone out of something
    $1000 12
These dumplings, the Japanese equivalent of potstickers, start with the letter "G" & end up in a dipping sauce--& my mouth
    $1000 18
In the African savanna, dried grass & dead wood are decomposed by these insects to make mounds way taller than anthills
    $1000 22
In 1963 Dr. Maurice Hilleman's daughter got this disease; he used a swab from her to create a vaccine for it, measles & rubella

Scores at the first commercial break (after clue 15):

Steven Rose Alex
$1,400 $2,600 $3,000

Scores at the end of the Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Rose Alex
$5,600 $4,800 $7,200

Double Jeopardy! Round

    $400 6
Sherwood Schwartz created this show about Carol & Mike's blended family
    $400 11
Its nickname the "Crescent City" derives from its original layout in a bend of the Mississippi River
    $400 18
In 793 A.D. Vikings from Scandinavia attacked England when they crossed this sea that separated them
    $400 19
Master of 2 sports Jackson & master of the syncopated hambone beat Diddley
    $400 25
"Twelfth Night" gave us the maxim "Some are born" this, "some achieve" thisness "and some have" thisness "thrust upon them"
    $400 26
You're able to adjust to meet the most challenging circumstances; you're this!
    $800 20
The line for Schwartz's Deli in this Canadian city may be long, but the smoked meat is worth it
    $800 12
The Mark Twain Memorial Bridge connects this Missouri town where Twain grew up with the state of Illinois
    $800 5
Lysander was an admiral of this Greek city & in 405 B.C. his victory over the Athenian navy ended the Peloponnesian War
    $800 1
1930s sports superstar Didrikson & a certain 1930s New York Yankee named...Dahlgren
    $800 24
In "Richard III", "Now is" this 5-word season "made glorious summer by this sun of York"
    $800 30
You're very skilled, my young helper, you're this
    $1200 21
Melvin Schwartz shared a Nobel Prize in Physics for his work with this 8-letter chargeless subatomic particle
    DD: $2,500 13
It's the northernmost state capital on the Mississippi
    $1200 7
Around 539 B.C. Cyrus the Great of this land conquered Babylon, the greatest city of the ancient world
    $1200 2
Very, very different types of musicians:
Whitman & Shady
    $1200 8
Romeo uses this synonym for "druggist" before saying, "Thy drugs are quick. Thus with a kiss I die"
    $1200 29
Unwilling to change your mind, you're this: break the word in 2 & you're also the name of an '80s rocker
    $1600 22
Tony Schwartz was Donald Trump's co-author on this 1987 book about negotiation
    $1600 14
Sit down & put your feet up in this third most populous Iowa city
    $1600 16
Also known for its vase, this dynasty lasting 276 years built the best-preserved sections of China's Great Wall
    $1600 3
Chuck Liddell, who'd knock you out of the octagon, & Val Kilmer's "Top Gun" ace, who'd knock you out of the sky
    DD: $3,800 9
King Lear complained, "How sharper than" this "it is to have a thankless child"
    $1600 28
You're this type of professor, part-time, perhaps just visiting
    $2000 23
"Anthony Adverse" & a family name inspired actor Bernard Schwartz to take this stage name & use it in "Some Like It Hot"
    $2000 15
John Deere plowed into this Illinois city, setting up shop in 1848 & it remains the world headquarters
    $2000 17
Aztec warriors wielded swords embedded with blades made from this volcanic glass
    $2000 4
1990s player of many NFL positions Kordell Stewart & 1990s player of many guitars Saul Hudson of Guns N' Roses
    $2000 10
He ends "Macbeth" by saying, "So thanks to all at once and to each one, whom we invite to see us crowned at Scone"
    $2000 27
Your voice is quite this synonym for "nasal", referring to tissues in the upper part of the pharynx

Scores at the end of the Double Jeopardy! Round:

Steven Rose Alex
$5,400 $12,800 $18,900

[wagering suggestions for these scores]

Final Jeopardy! Round

From the name of the world capital it serves, DEL is the 3-letter code for the Asian airport named for her

Final scores:

Steven Rose Alex
$1 $25,599 $26,000
3rd place: $1,000 2nd place: $2,000 New champion: $26,000

Game dynamics:

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Coryat scores:

Steven Rose Alex
$9,200 $12,400 $17,600
14 R,
2 W
(including 1 DD)
15 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W
25 R
(including 1 DD),
2 W

Combined Coryat: $39,200

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Game tape date: 2019-02-05
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